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Rei Kawakubo's “Invisible clothes” for Comme des Garçons

Rei Kawakubo's two-word backstage brief on her spring Comme des Garçons collection was, “Invisible clothes.”

clock 24mBridget Foley

Fashion

Haider Ackermann's Captivating Spring Collection

The collection was ravishing, captivating with its drifting silk, trailing ribbons and delicious tropical colors.

clock 11hMiles Socha

Fashion

Maria Grazia Chiuri's First-Ever Fashion Show for Dior

In her debut collection for Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri proclaimed her ascent boldly, with a fresh take on on daytime dressing.

clock September 30, 2016Bridget Foley

Looming Ever Larger: EBay Ups Fashion Game With New iPhone App

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EBay, which revolutionized e-commerce in 1995 by connecting buyers and sellers in an auction format, unveiled its first fashion app for the iPhone on Thursday.SEE LIST AT LEFT FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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A scene from Zegna’s centennial celebration.

Designer and Luxury

Zegna’s Centennial Celebrations Move to Shanghai

Brand fetes new store and holds fashion show as it expands in the market.

clock July 9, 2010WWD Staff

Dunhill Men's RTW Spring 2011

Designer and Luxury

Dunhill Names New North American President

Alfred Dunhill, the British men’s luxury brand, has named Eric Jones brand president of North America.

clock July 15, 2010Jean Scheidnes

Government and Trade

China’s Q2 GDP Growth Slows to 10.3 Percent

Figures reflect government efforts to curb inflation and cool off an overheated property market.

clock July 15, 2010WWD Staff

Financial

H&M Reports Rise in Same-Store Sales

Hennes & Mauritz AB said same-store sales rebounded sharply in June, rising 9 percent after a 4 percent drop the previous month.

clock July 15, 2010Joelle Diderich

Carrefour

Financial

Carrefour Sales Tally $31.8B in Second Quarter

Carrefour’s sales rose 6.3 percent in the period.

clock July 15, 2010Joelle Diderich

Kate Bosworth, Christopher Bailey and Serena Williams.

Color Cosmetics

Burberry Beauty Feted on West Coast

Burberry Beauty generated an estimated $10,000 at retail in five hours at Nordstrom in San Francisco.

clock July 16, 2010Joanna Ramey and Rachel Brown

The print ad for Peace, Love & Juicy Couture.

Fragrance

Juicy Couture to Launch New Scent

The brand’s latest scent, Peace, Love & Juicy Couture, is intended to channel a Sixties-style vibe.

clock July 16, 2010Julie Naughton

Human Resources

Banier Held for Questioning in Bettencourt Affair

Four people were taken into custody Thursday morning for the ongoing Bettencourt case.

clock July 16, 2010WWD Staff

ChapFix by Lotta Luv.

Textiles

Lip Service for Manly Men

Lotta Luv is introducing ChapFix, a lip balm designed for men.

clock July 16, 2010Faye Brookman

An ad visual for Bleu de Chanel.

Textiles

Chanel To Launch New Men’s Masterbrand

Chanel will introduce Bleu de Chanel men’s scent this fall, and has tapped Martin Scorsese to direct the ads.

clock July 16, 2010Julie Naughton

World Perfumery Congress

Fragrance

Agon Calls for Reshaping of Fragrance Business

L’Oréal Jean-Paul Agon discusses change and sustainability at the World Perfumery Congress.

clock July 16, 2010Jennifer Weil

Prada’s Infusion d’Iris Eau de Toilette.

Fragrance

Prada’s New Infusion

Infusion d’Iris Eau de Toilette due in Prada stores in mid-August.

clock July 16, 2010Julie Naughton

C by Clive Christian.

Fragrance

C Fragrance Up Next for Clive Christian

Clive Christian, the British interior designer-cum-perfumer, will next month release his first scent in 10 years.

clock July 16, 2010Samantha Conti

Andrea Jung and Sally Lee.

Color Cosmetics

Avon Recognized For Green Efforts

Since it launched five months ago, Avon Products Inc.’s environmental movement to help replenish the Atlantic Rainforest in South America has taken root.

clock July 16, 2010Molly Prior

The Melvita store at Fashion Island in Newport Beach, Calif.

Retail

Melvita Lands in California

French natural and organic beauty brand Melvita is making its way into the U.S. via the West Coast.

clock July 16, 2010Rachel Brown

The Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection is geared to a more classic customer.

Fashion Features

Saks Creates Modern Men’s Collection

Saks Fifth Avenue wants to attract a more fashion-forward men’s customer.

clock July 16, 2010Jean E. Palmieri

Shoes from the Via Spiga 25th Anniversary Capsule Collection.

Fashion Scoops

Kenneth Jay Lane Teams With Via Spiga… Acne Loves London… Jersey Corps…

Kenneth Jay Lane is returning to his roots with a jewel-studded collaboration for Via Spiga.

clock July 16, 2010WWD Staff

A scene from Zegna’s centennial celebration.

Fashion Features

Zegna Throws a Party in Shanghai

Ermenegildo Zegna’s centennial celebrations, which began this spring in Italy, made their way to China this month.

clock July 16, 2010WWD Staff

Scientific Organics’ Phytocell Cream.

Products

EmerginC’s Organic Push

EmerginC launching five products called Scientific Organics, designed to fight the appearance of aging and detoxify the skin.

clock July 16, 2010Matthew W. Evans

Geoffrey Jones’ latest book, “Beauty Imagined.”

Beauty Features

Harvard Scholar Writes Beauty History Book

Harvard Business School professor and historian Geoffrey Jones saw a need for a more in-depth look at global beauty businesses.

clock July 16, 2010WWD Staff

Designer and Luxury

IMG, Japan Fashion Week Organization Reach Deal

Companies partner to grow Tokyo Collection Week.

clock July 16, 2010Marc Karimzadeh

Inside a Blink by Wet Seal store.

Denim

Wet Seal Tries Denim Concept

Teen retailer takes advantage of mall vacancies and short-term leases.

clock July 16, 2010Rachel Brown

Value-oriented retailers like TJ Maxx parent The TJX Cos. Inc. are again expected to excel for back-to-school.

Business Features

B-t-s Sales Seen Rising 5.4%

ICSC and the NRF say spending is likely to increase.

clock July 16, 2010Alexandra Steigrad

Giles Deacon

Designer and Luxury

Ungaro Inks New Production Pact

French fashion house Emanuel Ungaro has signed a production agreement with Italy’s Castor Srl.

clock July 16, 2010Miles Socha

Financial

Daily Stock Wrap: July 15, 2010

The day’s gainers and losers.

clock July 16, 2010WWD Staff

Beauty Features

Cosmetics Lobby Urges More U.S. Regulation

In unusual move, Personal Care Products Council asks for more federal oversight of the industry and offered its own proposals to pending legislation.

clock July 16, 2010Kristi Ellis

Financial

Retail Stocks Gain Thursday

S&P Retail Index rose, but broader market slipped as economic concerns dominated the debate on Wall Street.

clock July 16, 2010Evan Clark and Arnold J. Karr and Liza Casabona

Designer and Luxury

Bikkembergs Issues Rebuttal to Tax Charges

Belgian designer Dirk Bikkembergs says accusations are “shameful.”

clock July 16, 2010Luisa Zargani

Designer Brian Lichtenberg with model Allie Crandell in one of his designs for Forever 21.

Denim

Forever 21 Launches Designer Collaboration

Forever 21, often criticized for copying, taps celebrity favorite Brian Lichtenberg for new line.

clock July 16, 2010Rachel Brown

A sketch of the upcoming Bumble and bumble display at Sephora.

Hair

Bumble & bumble: Bridging the Salon, Prestige Gap

Bumble & bumble displays in Sephora stores will promote nearby Bb network salons.

clock July 16, 2010Andrea Nagel

Jewelry

In Brief: Graff Taps Exec

Graff Diamonds Holdings has named Eve Reppen Rogers as director of Graff Chicago.

clock July 16, 2010WWD Staff

A Sandy Starkman spring 2011 look.

Ready To Wear

Sandy Starkman Brand Comes Back

Lana Fashionwear has decided to relaunch the fashion line Sandy Starkman for spring 2011.

clock July 16, 2010David Moin

A screenshot from the app.

Media

EBay Ups Fashion Game With iPhone App

Ebay wants to pump up the volume to $1.5 billion, and its new iPhone fashion app could have major consequences for competitors.

clock July 16, 2010Sharon Edelson

A V Magazine cover shot by Mario Sorrenti.

Media

In the Buff on the Newsstand

A wave of nudity ripples through Europe’s edgy fashion magazines. Editors enlist models Isabeli Fontana, Adriana Lima and Kate Moss to undress.

clock July 16, 2010Natasha Montrose

Media

WSJ.’s Many Candidates… Wintour and Company… FriendFinder Bids On Playboy…

With WSJ. editor in chief Tina Gaudoin returning home to London this summer, the future of The Wall Street Journal’s glossy supplement is unclear.

clock July 16, 2010WWD Staff

Government and Trade

House Panel OKs Stricter Fur Labeling

Fur measure would apply to products worth less than $150.

clock July 16, 2010Kristi Ellis

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Inside the DFS  T Galleria Fondaco dei Tedeschi store in Venice.

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DFS Group Opens First European Store in Venice

clock September 29, 2016Luisa Zargani

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